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A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment
A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodimentoffers original essays that examine historical and contemporaryapproaches to conceptualizations of the body.
In this ground-breaking work on the body and embodiment, thelatest scholarship from anthropology and related social sciencefields is presented, providing new insights on body politics andthe experience of the body
Original chapters cover historical and contemporary approachesand highlight new research frameworks
Reflects the increasing importance of embodiment and itsethnographic contexts within anthropology
Highlights the increasing emphasis on examining the productionof scientific, technological, and medical expertise in studyingbodies and embodiment